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Why Family Mediation Gets Its Own Week

Topic: Family and Divorce Mediation

Family Mediation Week happens every year in the UK during the month of January.

So why does Family Mediation gets it's own week? 

What about...

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John Lee • 23 January 2018 •

An Uneven Playing Field: Mediation Clauses and Arbitration Agreements

Topic: Arbitration

In a commercial context, a major source of mediations and arbitrations is contractual agreement. That is to say, the parties to a contract have...

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John Lee • 07 November 2017 •

Arbitration vs Mediation: Choosing How to Resolve Your Dispute

Topic: Arbitration

If you've read our previous post on the difference between arbitration and mediation, then you'll know what makes these processes unique. 


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John Lee • 24 October 2017 •

How Mediation Helps Overcome Barriers to Negotiation Success

Topic: Negotiation

Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party is brought in to assist a negotiation.

The question arises: why can't the parties negotiate...

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John Lee • 17 October 2017 •

What is Negotiation Bias?

Topic: Negotiation

For better or for worse, human beings are not always rational.

Our values, beliefs, and backgrounds can have an enormous impact on the way we view...

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John Lee • 26 September 2017 •

What's Your Negotiation Style?

Topic: Negotiation

Are you too tough or too soft in negotiation? Most people aim for somewhere in between, but every negotiator will have certain tendencies which...

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John Lee • 12 September 2017 •

An Introduction to Principled Negotiation

Topic: Negotiation

The idea of principled negotiation was first developed by Roger Fisher and William Ury of the Harvard Negotiation Project. It was set out in their...

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John Lee • 29 August 2017 •

The Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation

Topic: Conflict Resolution, Arbitration, ADR

The term 'arbitration' is not something you hear every day, despite its growing importance in the way businesses resolve their disputes. Indeed in...

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John Lee • 15 August 2017 •

Conflict Resolution Styles: What Is Your Approach to Conflict?

Topic: Conflict Resolution, Negotiation

Conflict exists everywhere. From the international stage to our everyday lives, everyone has to deal with conflict in one way or another.  


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John Lee • 01 August 2017 •

Making the Most of Mediation and Negotiation Competitions

Topic: Mediation Marketing, Negotiation, CDRC Vienna 2017

The CDRC negotiation and mediation competition, brought to you by the IBA and VIAC, begins tomorrow. Student teams from all over the world are...

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John Lee • 09 July 2017 •